As a busy mother of three, Maria Castellucci lives in St. Helena and leads the business operations for Castellucci Napa Valley. A talented multi-tasker and juggler, Maria has her hands full with her brood of three: Sofia, Dean and Ava. From an early age, Maria has been a competitive tennis player and is a talented classical pianist. Maria loves to garden, cook and decorate her home.
Soon to be a first time father, Marco came from the real estate industry in San Francisco to manage the family’s vineyards. With a keen interest in customizing European sports cars, Marco puts that aside on most days to manage vineyard operations and work with our winemaker. He is married to Mia Castellucci.
Jac Cole’s remarkable winemaking career spans more than thirty years in the Napa Valley. Between 2003-2012, Jac led a very successful team as winemaker at Spring Mountain Vineyard. Notably, his 2010 Spring Mountain Vineyard Elivette was voted Best U.S. Bordeaux Blend at the 2013 Decanter World Wine Blind Tasting Competiton. In 2012 Jac began working with us to produce our very first vintage.
Jac has held impressive roles including six years as winemaker at Charles Krug Winery, Chef du Cave at Stags’ Leap Winery, winemaker at S. Anderson, and previously assistant winemaker at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. He got his first taste of winemaking at Chateau St. Jean Winery in 1982. Jac is a graduate of UC Berkeley and has a degree in Enology from Fresno State.
Eduardo & Lalo Robledo are a father and son team who are responsible for vineyard operations. This invaluable team has decades of experience farming in the Napa Valley. Lalo is a talented vineyard manager with an amazing work ethic. He is responsible for maintaining high standards necessary for producing top Napa Valley wines. Eduardo has more than 40 years experience and has taught his son Lalo the ropes. Teo works with Eduardo and Lalo to ensure our vines are given the best care.